Indigenous Public Health Training (IPH)

Explore Canada’s only Indigenous Public Health professional development opportunity at UBC’s Faculty of Medicine.

The Indigenous Public Health Training Institutes equip Indigenous community members and scholars with the necessary skills to address public health issues in Indigenous communities. One-week intensive courses are offered toward the completion of the Graduate Certificate or Certificate (non-credit) in Indigenous Public Health, or courses can be taken individually.

Indigenous Public Health Winter Institute 2024 – Applications are now closed! 

February 19th -23rd, 2024 in person at UBC Vancouver

The courses for the IPH Winter Institute are:

  • Mental Health in Indigenous Communities (SPPH 587 1.5 credits / non-credit)
  • Introduction to Quantitative and Qualitative Research in Indigenous Health (SPPH 588 1.5 credits/non-credit)

Please contact us to discuss Credit vs. Non-Credit options!

Do you have any questions?

If you’re unsure of eligibility, require support with your application or have any questions at all, please do not hesitate to contact us:

Please email Carmen McLachlan (Program Manager) at

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